Emily Dickinson illustrationSomeone on Tumblr pointed out that you can sing Emily Dickinson’s “Because I could not stop for Death” as the lyrics of the Pokémon theme, and I haven’t stopped thinking about it since.

This comic’s date works out to December 18, 1995. Baby Miranda doesn’t celebrate Hanukkah herself, but this is an early piece of foreshadowing that her dad is Jewish.


First day of Hanukkah, 1995: East Hampton, New York

Tiny Miranda: I want to be the very best! Like no one ever was! Dun dun dun!